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Coat of arms of Capinghem
Coat of arms
Capinghem is located in France
Coordinates: 50°38′42″N 2°57′46″E / 50.645°N 2.9628°E / 50.645; 2.9628Coordinates: 50°38′42″N 2°57′46″E / 50.645°N 2.9628°E / 50.645; 2.9628
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Armentières
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Verfaillie
Area1 1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,524
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59128 / 59160
Elevation 34–49 m (112–161 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Capinghem (archaic Dutch: Campinghem) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


Arms of Capinghem
The arms of Capinghem are blazoned :
Sable, a lion argent.

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